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Old 01-06-2005, 08:33 AM   #1
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xpdf (non-embedded fonts)


I have a pdf file with fonts that are not embedded.
I can display this file with xpdf 3.00-11 , but since acroread performs better, I'd like xpdf to show nice fonts too.
I mean, acroread does display fonts better, clean and sharp.
Which fonts am I talking about?
$ pdffonts xyz.pdf
name                                 type         emb sub uni object ID
------------------------------------ ------------ --- --- --- ---------
Georgia                              TrueType     no  no  no    7365  0
Georgia                              TrueType     no  no  no    7142  0
Georgia-Bold                         TrueType     no  no  no    7141  0
Georgia-Italic                       TrueType     no  no  no    7139  0
BGAIJE+SymbolMT                      CID TrueType yes yes yes   7137  0
Verdana                              TrueType     no  no  no    7147  0
Georgia-BoldItalic                   TrueType     no  no  no    7148  0
CourierNewPSMT                       TrueType     no  no  no    7150  0
BGBBCF+TimesNewRoman                 TrueType     yes yes no    7157  0
Verdana-Bold                         TrueType     no  no  no    7153  0
Verdana-Italic                       TrueType     no  no  no    7160  0
BGBIID+Wingdings-Regular             CID TrueType yes yes yes   7158  0
Courier                              Type 1       no  no  no    7162  0
Verdana-BoldItalic                   TrueType     no  no  no    7163  0
BHLHBM+TimesNewRoman,Bold            TrueType     yes yes no    7166  0
BHPCLL+TimesNewRoman,Italic          TrueType     yes yes no    7167  0
I have those fonts as *.ttf, is there any way to let xpdf use them?

Moreover, I have a similar problem with another file, whose fonts are embedded:
$ pdffonts foo.pdf
Error (0): PDF file is damaged - attempting to reconstruct xref table...
name                                 type         emb sub uni object ID
------------------------------------ ------------ --- --- --- ---------
PGLIHW+Helvetica-Condensed-BoldObl   CID Type 0C  yes yes yes    258  0
JFDYBI+SimonciniGaramond-Bold        CID Type 0C  yes yes yes    259  0
OYBCTY+SimonciniGaramond             CID Type 0C  yes yes yes    260  0
YVXKDE+Helvetica                     CID Type 0C  yes yes yes     91  0
YFXKDE+SimonciniGaramond             CID Type 0C  yes yes yes    100  0
AQRWFA+SimonciniGaramond-Italic      CID Type 0C  yes yes yes    101  0
BOBCTY+Helvetica-Condensed-Bold      CID Type 0C  yes yes yes    105  0
IHTSNK+Helvetica-Bold                CID Type 0C  yes yes yes    116  0
LQXKDE+Helvetica-Condensed-Bold      CID Type 0C  yes yes yes    115  0
BOBCTY+Helvetica-Condensed           CID Type 0C  yes yes yes    119  0
PRLIHW+Helvetica-Condensed-Oblique   CID Type 0C  yes yes yes    127  0
HFJMZM+Symbol                        CID TrueType yes yes yes    131  0
(I think this file is password-protected)

In both cases, I can view the file; but fonts are not as nice as acroread ones.

Thank you
Old 01-06-2005, 11:28 PM   #2
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same here :-) If you find out, tell me !


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